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Payroll Team Lead

Job ID PAYRO08145 Date posted 11/18/2020 Location Schiller Park , IL Position Type Full-Time

Key Job Responsibilities

Payroll Processing

  • Lead the payroll team with training, processing, coaching and troubleshooting issues on a daily basis
  • Ensure work flow and processes are to maximum efficiencies for business necessity.
  • Audit every payroll to ensure payroll is processed timely and accurately and maintaining company and SOX compliance standards. Auditing duties will include review and editing of the pre-check reports in order to find and correct errors made during the payroll process.
  • Create and maintain procedure manual.
  • Interact with Tax, Accounting, and internal/external auditors as part of week to week operations.
  • Provide back-up support for payroll staff during periods of absence; must be proficient on each payroll.

People Development

  • Supervise the production of the payroll team.
  • Provide consultation, training and guidance to staff as needed.
  • Manage performance, address employee concerns, maintain adequate staffing levels, and facilitate team development.
  • Lead by example in portraying a positive and professional image
  • Provide ongoing coaching, direction and professional development and to a group of direct reports.
  • Partner with HR business partners to manage human resources activity including selection, performance management, salary administration, training and development and strategic human resources planning

Company Support

  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with various internal departments and team members.
  • Provide outstanding customer service when responding to all inquiries.
  • Serve as a mentor to all Payroll team members, modeling approved techniques and best practices centered on Company values, while maintaining positive relationships with all.
  • Comply with federal, state and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforce adherence to requirements; advise management on needed actions
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential.


  • End of Year / W-2 reconciliation
  • Assist with M & A
  • Other project as assigned

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA preferred, FPC or CPP certification preferred
  • 3 -5 years HR/Payroll experience management people in a high volume payroll processing environment, union experience is a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of Ultimate Software, ADP, Kronos, Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot payroll processing and system issues


  • Action Oriented
  • Ownership
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Decision Quality
  • Collaborates
  • Drives Quality Results
  • Directs Work

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